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Table 7 Other predictors of psychological distress following disaster relief work

From: The usefulness of pre-employment and pre-deployment psychological screening for disaster relief workers: a systematic review

DisorderPapers reporting significant association with disorder / papers reporting non-significant association with disorder
PTSDHaving children [54, 78] / [36]
Locus of control [73, 75]
Voluntary status [8, 70, 79] / [58]
Professional status [65] / [8, 58, 79]
Attachment style [49, 55, 78]
Childhood environment [53]
AnxietyHaving children / [54]
Voluntary status [79]
Professional status / [65, 79]
DepressionHaving children [54] / [59]
Professional status / [65]
Psychological distress / morbidityLocus of control [73, 75, 80]
Professional status [70] / [58, 65, 79]
Voluntary status [79] / [58, 70]
Reassured by physicians [63]
Attachment style [77, 78] / [49]
StressHaving children / [59]
Somatic symptomsHaving children / [54]
BurnoutHaving children / [36, 54]
Peritraumatic dissociationLocus of control [64]
Having children / [59]
FatigueReassured by physicians [63]
Quality of lifeReassured by physicians [63]
ResilienceAttachment style [49]